Fabi Pereira is a surfer, sailor, sea kayaker, rock climber and backpacker. She’s also an adventurous Outward Bound Instructor from Brazil who works for the Outward Bound School in Maine. Fabi has led Outward Bound expeditions in Brazil, in... READ MORE
Near the end of a recent 20-day course, my crew of young men were worn out from a day’s worth of canoeing. It was a cloudy night, and the moonlight was nonexistent. We spent several more hours paddling with... READ MORE
How much does an outdoor educator really sleep? It’s a fair question, especially when there’s no ability to “clock out” while you’re in the wilderness. As an outdoor educator, you’re working until the expedition is over or until another... READ MORE
You finished your first Outward Bound course. Congratulations! Now you can’t wait to go on your next one, right? Maybe you took a classic course as a high school student, and you’re looking to continue your journey of self-discovery. What... READ MORE
Right now, I am preparing for a 24-day backpacking expedition with six teenage students. As I think about what comes in the next 24 days, I pack my pack carefully. At the bottom of my 70 liter pack is my... READ MORE
Three weeks before I was supposed to leave for my Outdoor Educator expedition, I typed up an email saying I couldn’t commit to 50 days in the wilderness and would need to unenroll. I left it in my drafts folder... READ MORE
Taylor Sinason decided she wanted to do something different with her life so she quit her job working at Whole Foods, packed up her apartment and enrolled in an Outdoor Educator expedition with Outward Bound. These courses prepare students to pursue careers in... READ MORE
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